Why Everyone Is Obsessed With HBO’s New Series, ‘Euphoria’

HBO From The Wire to Game of Thrones, HBO is well-known for its gripping dramas. When I first heard that the network was creating a “teen drama,” I was skeptical of it being as good as other HBO shows in terms of compelling stories. After watching the first season of Euphoria, I can assure that it’s not your typical melodramatic teen drama on the CW (I’m looking at you, Riverdale). Euphoria centers on a group of teenagers navigating high school, parties, and family while addressing topics including addiction, sexuality, and abortion. The show’s creator, Sam Levinson, shaped rich characters with complex storylines…